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Atcham, Shropshire

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Atcham, Shropshire

Atcham is a village, ecclesiastical parish and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is situated on the B4380, 5 miles south east of Shrewsbury. The River Severn flows around the village. To the south is the village of Cross Houses, and to the northwest the hamlet of Emstrey.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ5409
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01743
Population249 (2001)

Other names by which Atcham, Shropshire has been known in the past


Atcham, Shropshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Atcham, par., N. Shropshire, 4 miles SE. of Shrewsbury, 3762 ac., pop. 412; P.O. Attingham Hall, the seat of Lord Berwick, with fine picture gallery and collection of antiquities, is in the vicinity.

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